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The American Community School, Saigon, South Vietnam, 1956-1957

Item Number: 6-20-140-116-UA17-95_000367
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Digital Object Type
MSU Archives and Historical Collections
The American Community School
Original Repository
Michigan State University Archives & Historical CollectionsWesley R. Fishel Papers (UA 17.95)Box 1193, Folder 2
Educational use only, no other permissions given. Copyright to this resource is held by Michigan State University and is provided here for educational purposes only. It may not be reproduced or distributed in any format without written permission of the MSU Archives & Historical Collections.
MSU grant exchange. The original item# we assigned was replaced to match the PDF filename on 25APR2016. Original Item# UA179511932620140 is retained for reference in Coll/Bx/Fldr/Doc fields.
Physical Location
Box 1193, Folder 2; Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections


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General Note / OCR

This document is a brief overview of the organization and activities of the American Community School in Saigon, set up by Americans as a place for American children to attend school while their parents were working in South Vietnam. The school offered schooling from first grade to high school level.Various Americans from Michigan State University were involved with this school during the 1956-1957 school year. These members included Wesley R. Fishel, Guy Fox, Homer Higbee, Robert C. McKeen, Albert A. Rosenfeld, Melville Sanderson, Ralph Smucker, and Frederic Wickert.

Pub Credit Line
6-20-140-116-UA17-95_000367, Wesley R. Fishel Papers, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University

Added: 08 May 2013 [Updated: 13 Jan 2016]